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“Very interesting, not to be missed”

Abraham's Spice Garden
Ranked #1 of 10 things to do in Kumily
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Hello welcome to Abraham's spice garden.The garden was established in 1952 and one of the oldest and biggest garden in periyar.We are providing a guided tour and you can taste and smell the real organic spices .You can also buy farm fresh spices.There are lots of spice gardens in Periyar so make sure that it is Abraham's spice garden.This garden was recommended in lonely planet and routard also. It is shown in the famous documentary by BBC "Around the world in 80 gardens" by Mounty Don.
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

No visit to Thekkady is complete without a trip to this spice garden. It is not very big so you can easily walk through in an hour. The tour guide is very knowledgeable and engaging and makes the tour really interesting. There is an abundance of spices in the garden and, if like me you are a foodie, it is very exciting to see the spices in their natural state.

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Came across this place by chance. Really interesting garden with all kinds of stuff. Nice spice shop as well.

Thank peerr2017
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is the only place in thekkady where you can find a french speaking guide to explain all the spices . We can spend about 2 hours maximum there. Super,

Thank Absara I
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Abraham was delightful and the garden tour was excellent. His knowledge of the flora was excellent the garden was established in 1952 and the variety of plants was large. We had the chance to taste a lot of the herbs in. The garden. There is a well stocked spice shop. One request Abraham please put on a service supplying a cup of tea. Really needed one at end of tour.

Thank Clive R
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Abraham was a fantastic guide sharing his very extensive knowledge of the plants and trees is his garden of 60 years

Thank anne2121957
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